stock marketThe Stock Market Club’s mission is to educate fellow students about finance, the economy, and the stock market. We have hosted/scheduled various knowledgeable speakers ranging from world renowned academics (Prof. Robert Barro of Harvard University) to industry leaders (John O’Connor, CEO, Battery Global Advisors and Jeff Feingold, Former Portfolio Manager of the Legendary Fidelity Magellan Fund), to government agencies (SEC). Please click the google classroom link below to access our full list of speakers.

In addition to hosting insightful speeches, we also have practical discussions about stocks, engage in interactive learning activities, and participate in a year long investment competition (with a gift card prize for the winners!). Here is a link to join our google Classroom:

https://classroom.google.com/c/MTUxMzQxODU3ODQy?cjc=vq4cp7h

posted 3/21/22

The Weston Talks Speaker Series is pleased to announce that Mr. Grover Norquist will give a talk to WHS via zoom on 3/24/2022. Mr. Norquist Grover Norquist is president of Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), a taxpayer advocacy group he founded in 1985 at President Reagan’s request. ATR organizes the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, which asks all candidates for federal and state office to commit themselves in writing to the American people to oppose all tax increases. Norquist has served on the board of directors of the National Rifle Association of America, a commissioner on the Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce, a commissioner on the National Commission on Restructuring the Internal Revenue Service, Economist and chief speech-writer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce (1983-1984)  Norquist holds an MBA and a BA in Economics, both from Harvard University.

This is a fantastic opportunity for students to learn from such a legendary economist and political figure right here on campus.

Anyone who is interested can access the meeting by joining the Club through the Google Classroom link:

https://classroom.google.com/c/MTUxMzQxODU3ODQy?cjc=vq4cp7h

Also please feel free to learn more about the event and Weston Talks here.

This event will be moderated by Zunian Luo

posted 11/10/21

The Weston Talks Speaker Series, hosted by the Weston Stock Market Club, is pleased to announce that Prof. Michael Spence will give a talk to the Stock Market Club via zoom on 11/18/2021 (more details on Google Classroom). Prof. Michael Spence is the 2001 recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. He has held teaching positions at Stanford University, where he is Philip H. Knight Professor Emeritus of Economics, and former Dean of the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has taught at Harvard University, where he was Professor of Economics and Business Administration, Chairman of the Economics Department, and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. He currently teaches at the NYU Stern School of Business. His research focuses are the economics of information, economic growth, and dynamic competition. Spence received his Ph.D. from Harvard University, his B.A/M.A from the University of Oxford (Rhodes Scholar), and his B.A from Princeton University (summa cum laude).

Prof. Spence has kept a relatively low-key profile and rarely speaks with the public/media. This is a fantastic opportunity for students to learn from such a legendary economist right here on campus.

Anyone who is interested can access the meeting by first joining the Club through the Google Classroom link:

https://classroom.google.com/c/MTUxMzQxODU3ODQy?cjc=vq4cp7h

Please mark this event down on your calendar!

The event will be moderated by Zunian Luo, WHS 23’

posted 4/7/21

I am pleased to announce our 7th Speaker of the Speaker Series. Mr. Seth Klarman is the founder and CEO of the Baupost Group, one of the largest hedge funds in the world with approximately $29 billion in assets under management. His book “Margin of Safety” is a cult classic among investors, and goes for as much as $4,000 for a new copy. Mr. Klarman has kept a low-key profile and rarely speaks with the public/media. This would be a great opportunity for students to learn from such a legendary investor right here on campus.

This event will be available exclusively to Weston Stock Market Club members per the Speaker’s request. Anyone who is interested can access the meeting by first joining the Club through the Google Classroom link above.

 

Club advisor: Cynthia Dorman dormanc@weston.org

Officers:

President Zunian Luo